Standing in the way are historical and systemic obstacles, not least corruption and environmental decay.
The swift return to power of the Taliban will have far-reaching and long-term implications for the global Islamic movement.
Suga Yoshihide’s successor as prime minister will have to navigate a tricky environment.
Are Indonesia’s diplomats in danger of being influenced by those who shout loudest on Twitter and Facebook?
The country may be better served if President Joko Widodo signals a commitment to democracy by not running for a third term.
The second wave of coronavirus devastating India would have crippled most governments. But Narendra Modi is no ordinary leader.
Hollywood’s relationship with China — a marriage of convenience headed for divorce over irreconcilable differences.
The passage of the national security law and China's suppression of the democratic movement in Hong Kong could mean the end of the supply of global talent.
What is required is a global conversation to address an age-old challenge: the balancing act of modifying or dismantling existing dogma and presupposition.
These efforts must be pragmatic, holistic and sustainable.
Yoshikazu Kato of the Asia Global Institute offers an eight-point analysis of the character, thinking, intentions and behavior of China's leader, Xi Jinping.
Running the government while finding ways to work with the powerful military has been made more complicated by Covid-19 and the resulting economic challenges.
The new president’s advantage, according to Mumbai-born journalist and author Salil Tripathi, is his experience and maturity.
The new president will have to “detrumpify” or depoliticize the bureaucracy to restore sobriety, professionalism and expertise to the conduct of foreign policy